Proposal: Boolean.parseBoolean

Dmitry Soshnikov dmitry.soshnikov at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 18:54:15 UTC 2017


On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 1:55 PM, Dmitry Soshnikov <
dmitry.soshnikov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Similar to `Number.parseInt`, the `Boolean.parseBooelan` might be useful
> for "boolean strings" retrieved from some string-based storages, which do
> not support other types at serialization.
>
> ```
> Boolean.parseBoolean('true'); // true
> Boolean.parseBoolean('false'); // false
> ```
>
>
OK, here the actual proposed spec for it:
https://gist.github.com/DmitrySoshnikov/5ee1a7d51d8dbe159ae917876b27f36a

I made it plain simple (anything which is not case-insensitive `"true"` is
`false`), and copy-pasted from Java.

Dmitry
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